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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1580s  1590s  1600s  – 1610s –  1620s  1630s  1640s
Years: 1607 1608 160916101611 1612 1613

Events

  • Johannes Fabricius is the first to observe sunspots by telescope.
  • Poland captures Moscow, just to lose it again to Russian and Swedish troops.
  • In Jamestown, Virginia, only 60 out of 500 settlers survive the harsh winter
  • King of France expelled Muslims from his realm.
  • Henry Hudson discovers Hudson Bay
  • Arabella Stuart, pretender to the English throne, imprisoned for marrying William Seymour
  • The Orion Nebula is discovered by Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc.
  • Bonham's Case decided by Edward Coke chief justice of England's Court of Common Pleas. Coke affirmed the supremacy of the common law which limited the power of Parliament as well as the king.

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